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1answer
48 views

Does not measuring performance improve performance?

Running the Task Manager or Resource Monitor or even simply viewing the status of a network connection indicates the system is constantly tabulating a large number of performance metrics. It must ...
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137 views

Importance of disk alignment for Windows Server 2012

I saw article about Disk alignment here and also here.Also there where some references that windows server 2003 has some problem with disk alignment. After reading article I am confused whether we ...
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Windows servers on same gigabit lan switch, what might cause Windows 2008 R2 to have 50% longer ping times than Windows 2003 server?

After installing a brand new HP Proliant DL380e Gen8 running SBS 2011 (Windows 2008 R2 X64) I noticed a difference in response to ping requests on the wired ethernet local LAN, even before the ...
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1answer
487 views

How to delete unknown user profiles remotely?

When user is deleted from Active Directory, it shows as an unknown user. System properties -> Advanced -> User Profile -> Settings... I have to delete it manually all the time. There are more than ...
2
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1answer
83 views

App slow on Server 2008 r2 but fast on Windows 7

I have an app that runs fast on windows 7, but when I host it on windows server 2008 r2, it's much slower. I've turned power power options to 'Hi Performance' and set optimization to programs rather ...
0
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1answer
25 views

Windows: Determine number of cores from a performance monitor file?

Is there any way to determine how many cores a particular machine's CPU has based on a Performance Monitor file I have? Additionally, can we see if hyperthreading is enabled? For a period of high ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Performance issue of Server 2012 VM on ESXi 5.1 U1

I'm having issues with a VM, as stated in the topic, that runs on ESXi U1, build 1065491. The machine is sluggish and i can't figure out why.. Here's the details. It runs on a Dell T420, has ...
3
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3answers
271 views

What tools can I use to measure Active Directory response time to queries?

Windows Server 2008 / Active Directory Is there a way to measure the response time for queries going to AD? I have an application that checks to see if a user exists in AD and lately, this seems to ...
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0answers
54 views

Slow response times to invalid requests (DNS checkup is horrible too!)

Using a 301 redirect on my website it slows my website down by 2.70 seconds. This is a serious loss in conversions bit.ly/19Pg2na Shows the 301 redirect is making my site slower?? bit.ly/16wxdoj ...
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2answers
262 views

How fast can a Windows 2008 CIFS client write to SAMBA server using 10Gb NIC?

We are experiencing a performance problem using Windows 2008 CIFS client. We have a FreeNAS server that delivers 1.3GB/s on ZFS write. We have 10Gb network connecting NAS server and CIFS clients. ...
0
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1answer
241 views

IIS 7.5 Log Request Processing Time

I am running on a performance issue with ASP.Net 2.0 Application. A page takes atmost 20+ secs to load in a browser. I would like to know where the problem is occurring, i.e in browser(rendering) or ...
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2answers
221 views

How to diagnose Windows hangs - which resource is blocked?

We have a Windows 7 Pro machine running Apache/php/postgres processing Ajax requests under a constant load (several every second). Its also running various other applications, which perform lots of ...
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1answer
59 views

drupal on development machine slow [closed]

My drupal site on the development machine loads the pages slow. A page takes between 1500ms and 2500ms. The same site in production on the internet loads pages quick. Using development tools in ...
0
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1answer
184 views

MongoDB Master and Slave - Windows or Linux [closed]

I have recently moved my MS Sql Server DB to MongoDB (2.0) on Windows Server 2008. Its containing 2 databases with following stats. (both databases get around 100 reads/writes per second). These ...
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2answers
176 views

Is A Network Copy Timeout Likely To Show Up In Event Viewer Logs?

I am trying to copy a 1.2Gb file between a Windows 7 workstation and a Windows Server 2003 system. That same server also hosts our enterprise's shares, most of them anyway. The copy from the ...
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0answers
97 views

processor queue length high iis server .net windows intel

I have a 2 core server (2 x 2.66 GHZ INTEL Xeon) w/ 8 GM Ram and 50 GB 15,000 RPM HDD space. This is a VM running w/ VM ware and is running Microsoft Server 2008R2. We have had some performance issues ...
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3answers
274 views

Speed up connection to MySQL

So here's one for you. Any idea on a way to shorten the time it takes to connect to a MySQL database? The reason I'm wondering is because I find that just connecting to the DB adds just over a second ...
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2answers
1k views

Improve file transfer speed between Windows PCs and servers [closed]

I've setup a server which I've connected to multiple PCs in my workplace. Sadly, data transfer speeds are at max 3 MB/sec per connection which works out slow for file transfers, especially when ...
2
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1answer
443 views

Network behavior of slow Windows shared storage

I have got on my hands 3 Windows XP file servers (their sole purpose is their SMB share) running on a office with about 50 users. The workload is only office usage: they use it to store and share ...
1
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1answer
335 views

How do I measure and compare disk performance of my Hyper-V Windows VM?

I'm not sure whether this sounds stupid or lazy, but I'm really not sure. I have a problem with the performance of a VM setup (2008R2-64bit Hyper-V running a 2003R2-32bit Windows server) and I'd like ...
0
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1answer
228 views

PerfMon “Data Collector” Vs. “Save Settings”/html

Perfmon seems to have two ways to capture / log its findings. One is to use a "data collector," and the other is to open a context menu and "Save Settings As" which produces an html file. Could ...
1
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1answer
380 views

CPU under heavy load with simple file copy on windows VPS on ESXi host

I recently bought a VPS and am in contact with their support about this issue, but I would also like to get an expert opinion from here. It's a fully updated Windows Server 2008 R2 VPS hosted on ...
12
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4answers
484 views

IIS7 ASP.NET application - 2 identical apps in 2 identical app pools, 1 is responsive and 1 is not

I have an ASP.NET (v4.0) web app that is installed in a virtual directory (as an application) and is hosted in it's own app pool. This is repeated for each instance of the app (i.e. per customer). ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

IIS: How to tell if a slow time-taken is due to a slow network connection

According to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/944884, "when a large response or large responses are sent to a client over a slow network connection, the value of the time-taken field may be more than ...
1
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1answer
152 views

Sharing folder with 10m+ files on win xp takes hours to set access rights [closed]

I try to share whole partition in windows xp. On this partition are 10+ milion files. Windows sets access rights to each of them and it has been doining that for last 12 hours and hasn't yet finished. ...
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2answers
317 views

Samba replacement for Linux and Windows

I have a lot of machines (Windows and Linux) and one samba server. I will improve samba performance. How I should do? I need some distributed file system, it best it should be OpenSource. :) I use ...
0
votes
1answer
175 views

Interpretation of typeperf counters for loopback interface

I have collected performance statistics using typeperf for the following counters: Network Interface(MS TCP Loopback interface)\Bytes Total/sec 10 203 372 Network Interface(MS TCP Loopback ...
0
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1answer
76 views

Performance Monitor (perfmon) showing some unusual statistics

Recently i have thought to used perfmon.msc to monitor process utilization of remote computer. But i am faced with some peculiar situation. Please see the below Print-screen I have selected three ...
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1answer
914 views

Performance Monitor ( perfmon ) - how to open .blg file

I have recorded data through perfmon.msc, and save the data. The extension of the Data is .blg. Whenever i double click the file the below windows get open. here, i can't see any log which i have ...
3
votes
1answer
148 views

Is WinSAT reliable to test the speed of my iSCSI, Fibre SAN, under bare metal or Virtualized?

I discovered the following command in this whitepaper: WinSat disk -read -ran -ransize 4096 -drive c Is it reliable to use against a SAN, or iSCSI drive? I would like to compare the output of ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Proxmox, Windows and virtual disk cache modes

I run Proxmox 2.0, and installed Windows 2003 R2 (32-bit) server on it. I've use VIRTIO disk and NIC virtual devices (and installed appropriate drivers into Windows), and everything's fine. Physical ...
0
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1answer
137 views

Windows Server 2008 r2 Server VPS: every connection capped at 500kb/s

I have a strange problem on a Windows Server 2008 r2 Server based VPS. My provider gives me unmetered and unlimited bandwidth, and obviously full root access (I administer the machine via RDP without ...
0
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1answer
692 views

How do I diagnose my poorly-performing SQL Reporting Services 2005?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server running MS SQL Server 2005 and SSRS. The server has 48 cores and 128GiB of memory. The IIS worker processes and reportingservicesservice.exe never get over ...
2
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2answers
633 views

Windows: How to determine the cause of heavy disk use

I'm using perfmon's "PhysicalDisk\% Idle Time" to determine when the disk is being used heavily. The question is, what's the best/quickest way to narrow down what was using the disk? I'm aware of the ...
0
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1answer
658 views

Monitor daily, weekly and monthly bandwidth usage totals in Windows Server 2008 R2

I need to be able to monitor and report on total bandwidth usage (in and out) on a windows 2008 server. This is so that i can cost the usage fees i am likely to incurr when moving to another ...
0
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1answer
317 views

Kaspersky slows down the clients. How do i find the real cause?

At my work, we have 15 client pc's with Windows 7. As it turned out. Kaspersky slows down each pc. The Problem started couple days ago. And for example, when i click on Computer -> properties -> ...
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1answer
2k views

Apache on Win32: Slow Transfers of single, static files in HTTP, fast in HTTPS

I have a weird problem with Apache 2.2.15 on Windows 2000 Server SP4. Basically, I am trying to serve larger static files, images, videos etc. The download seems to be capped at around 550kB/s even ...
4
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1answer
205 views

Is there a performance difference between using local drives and equivalent UNC paths?

These two paths are equal: \\myhostname\c$\temp c:\temp Is there a performance difference between them? Specifically, long sequential reads and writes.
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1answer
812 views

Performance differences between Windows Server Enterprise and Datacenter?

I'm a student and participating on a Business Intelligence project at a german university. We have our own hardware (one server) and currently planning to set up our server. We can choose between two ...
0
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2answers
688 views

Disk warning 51 on Windows 2008 x64 Standard R1

I keep getting a disk warning 51 message in the system log every few months. It eventually causes the server to crash (killing all my network services), forcing me to do a hard reboot. Full error ...
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2answers
223 views

How to I properly measure the network performance of SQL Server across a WAN?

We're in the process of migrating a number of servers to a different data center. As a stop gap measure, we've moved a set of web servers to the new data center and have left their supporting SQL ...
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4answers
3k views

Linux vs Windows 7 Web server performance differences

I've tried recently to run some benchmarks and I wanted to check something on Windows and I had discovered huge performance differences between basic HTTP web servers on same machine with Linux and ...
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2answers
206 views

Which is the most reliable means of copying archives using binary deltas across Windows SMB shares?

I've been searching for the quickest way to copy some WAR and JAR files for huge software deployments between Windows systems. Clearly, multithreaded robocopy or any rsync protocol implementation will ...
1
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1answer
865 views

Windows Server 2008 File Server Performance Tuning

I am running a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 File Server on our network. It seems that there are many times where accessing the data from the server is really slow, sluggish, or non-responsive. ...
1
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2answers
686 views

What's a good network benchmark test?

What's a good way to benchmark a network connection? I'm looking for something like the Windows Experience Index, but for my internet connection. For example, one place I visit has what seems to be ...
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3answers
551 views

Hyper-V not scaling processor access for Windows Server 2000 VM

I have a Dell R710 rack hosting several VM's: Windows Server 2008 R2 w/ Hyper-V dual Xeon 5520's @ 2.26 GHz 32GB mem teamed nic (4 gigabit NICs) all VM's are on their own set of mirrored SAS disks ...
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0answers
51 views

Any way to speed up the Services Management Console remote connection?

I want to manage the Windows Services running on a server from my machine, so I do the following: open my local Services Management Console (services.msc) right click the machine node and click ...
1
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3answers
878 views

How to optimize Windows Server 2008 TCP Latency?

I 'm designing a distributed system and I deploy it on 1Gb cluster of Windows Server 2008 R2 But I have issue with the latency, the normal Ping takes 0.270ms and I believe this is too much, since all ...
2
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2answers
3k views

Windows 2008 R2 on ESXi 4.1 cpu utilization kernel high

I have a Win2k8 guest running on ESXi 4.1. The host has 12 cores and the problem happens even if the guest is the only VM on the host. We have 4 cores dedicated to the guest. We noticed that network ...
3
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2answers
167 views

Measuring disk seeks under windows

I would like to measure the number of disk seeks that are made by a process under Windows. If I open Task Manager, I can see a column named "I/O - reads". Is this the equivalent of disk seeks? Can I ...